Posts Tagged ‘conference’

Detroit Affordable Housing Conference

Jeff and Jack had the opportunity to attend the Detroit Affordable Housing Conference last week.  We were blown away by the optimism and innovation coursing thru the event.  We expanded our knowledge of Detroit’s broader planning goals and “Strategic Neighborhoods”, confirmed and amplified our opinion that the preservation of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH) is…

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Creating an Integrated Care Center: What it Really Takes

Wednesday, October 25th, Mental Health Corporations of America (MHCA) hosted a conference in Scottsdale, AZ, focused on the challenges and opportunities Thresholds experienced while developing the Schwartz Center for Integrated Health, which was recently completed in June. Thresholds kindly invited LBBA’s Jeff Bone to join the panel to discuss designing an adaptive reuse build-out that…

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Catherine Baker Presents at the 2017 AIA Conference

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, April 27-29, Orlando

On Friday, April 28th, at the 2017 AIA national conference, LBBA’s Catherine Baker and Tracy Baim, publisher at Windy City Times, will present tiny houses as a possible solution to youth homelessness. “Tiny House in a Big City: Competition/Construction Case Study” looks at the international Tiny Homes competition to understand planning, costs, and other challenges…

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A Tiny Home Community for Chicago

“what struck me is that everyone i went to about this…no one said this can’t be done. no one said it’s impossible. it’s a matter of solving a series of challenges and problems.” – Eithne McManamin, Tiny Homes Summit, April 2016 At the recent ‘Tiny Homes Summit,’ Jeff Bone and Eithne McMenamin presented their planned…

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Corporation for Supportive Housing Summit

The 2016 Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) summit, “housing as a platform,” took place last week here in Chicago. The 3-day event focused on the most pressing topics for supportive housing today, and aimed to bring more dialog and collaboration to solutions that could improve the lives of the most vulnerable and maximize public resources to…

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Tiny Homes Summit to Address Youth Homelessness

Jeff and Catherine are among the 50 leading experts speaking at the upcoming “Tiny Homes Summit: New Solutions for Youth Homelessness” next week at UIC’s campus. This two-day event will focus on creative solutions to youth homelessness, estimated to be more than 20,000 in Chicago, through the lens of the Tiny Homes movement. Covering everything…

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Register for BuildingChicago/Greening the Heartland Conference

Next week, LBBA’s Terran Wilson will join Zurich Esposito (AIA Chicago), Arathi Gowda (Skidmore, Owings & Merrill), and Marya Graff (Cannon Design) for a presentation and panel discussion during the 2nd annual BUILDINGChicago/Greening the Heartland Expo & Conference. “AIA 2030 Commitment: Creating a Culture of Change” will explore how the AIA 2030 Commitment is effecting the way…

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Register for GreenTown: The Future of Community

GreenTown: The Future of Community is an event designed to “connect the dots” between the public and private sector to create a stronger platform for common ground and building community. Over the past five years, GreenTown events have been hosted across the Midwest in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. GreenTown Chicago will be held this…

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Catherine Baker to participate on Healthy Communities panel at Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) and the Illinois Housing Council (IHC) are co-hosting the 2013 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Affordable Housing on Tuesday, April 23rd and Wednesday, April 24th at the UIC Forum in Chicago. The conference includes keynote events and over 20 panels across six concurrent sessions. Each session will address financing, asset and property management,…

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